LITHIUM – Homeopathic Medicine

Last modified on January 7th, 2019


LITHIUM homeopathic drug picture symptoms from A Primer of Materia Medica by T.F. Allen, of the homeopathy remedy LITHIUM

General Action

      Similar to other alkalies, but a more decided diuretic than even Potassium.


      Feels sore and beaten, and stiff in the muscles, bones and joints. Paralytic stiffness of the whole body. Pains mostly sharp, from within outward, usually in small spots, worse on the left side.


      Vanishing of the right half of objects. Photophobia, blinded by sunlight.

Clinical. Asthenopia. Retinal anemia. Vanishing of the right half of objects, with pain over eyes.


      Appetite diminished; distress on beginning to eat. Acidity. Gnawing in the stomach, (>) while eating.

Urinary Organs

      Soreness in the region of the bladder, with frequent micturition. Pain in the region of he right kidney. Urine scanty, dark red, acid.

Heart and Pulse

      Pain and soreness in the region of the heart, in the morning on stooping.

Clinical. Trembling and fluttering in the region of the heart; sometimes painful, extending to between the shoulders; has been found valuable in organic diseases of the heart; valvular; especially when associated with chronic rheumatism of the joints.


      Sticking pain in the region of the sacrum, seeming to be in the bone. Soreness in the right side, in the region of the kidney, extending to sacrum; (<) pressure; (>) rising and moving about.


      Pain in the right shoulder joint and arm near the shoulder. Burning, stinging pains in the finger joints and balls of fingers and thumbs. Pain in the hollow of the foot, extending up to the knee. Pains like rheumatism in the foot at night(>) rising. Swelling and tenderness of the joints of the fingers and toes: (>) hot water.

About the author

TF Allen

TF Allen

Dr. Timothy Field Allen, M.D. ( 1837 - 1902)
Born in 1837in Westminster, Vermont. . He was an orthodox doctor who converted to homeopathy
Dr. Allen compiled the Encyclopedia of Pure Materia Medica over the course of 10 years.
In 1881 Allen published A Critical Revision of the Encyclopedia of Pure Materia Medica.

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